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Chateauneuf du Pape Combe des Fous Clos St. Jean 2009 (98RR) (750ML) FR Flag In Stock
Chateauneuf du Pape Combe des Fous Clos St. Jean 2009 (98RR) (750ML)
99 WA 94 WS 94 IWC
"A wine that blew me away, and the best bottle of this I've tasted, the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Combe des Fous gave up exotic and intense aromas and flavors of ground pepper, kirsch liqueur, incense, white chocolate and crushed flowers. About as seamless and sexy as they come, this extraordinary Chateauneuf boasts incredible concentration, no hard edges and insane length on the finish. Much more forward and open than the 2010, drink it over the coming 10 to 15 years...99" WA 8/14 "About as elegant and seamless as Ch√Ęteauneuf-du-Pape gets, the brilliant 2009 Clos Saint Jean Ch√Ęteauneuf-du-Pape La Combe des Fous is a blend of 60% old vine Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault, and 10% Vaccarese. While the Grenache is aged entirely in tank, the Syrah is aged in demi-muids. Sporting massive aromatics of incense, meat juice, flowers, spice, and loads of licorice-drenched red fruits that literally leap from the glass, the wine is full-bodied and simply perfectly put together. Seamless, very rich, and yet not heavy or cumbersome in the least, this firms up beautifully on the finish and highlights very fine, polished tannin. Quite possibly the wine of the vintage, this is heavenly stuff that should age effortlessly for two decades...98" RR 9/11
Product #: 340006

Bottle Price: $180.00Sale Bottle: $99.00
Case Price: $2,160.00Sale Case: $1,188.00

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